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SIU-Edwardsville vs Tennessee Tech

Tennessee Tech 98, SIU-Edwardsville 80


COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kevin Murphy set the Tennessee Tech single-game scoring record with 50 points and the Golden Eagles defeated Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 98-80 Monday night.

Murphy was 16 of 21 from the field, going 6 of 9 from 3-point range and 12 of 14 from the free-throw line, in breaking John Best's previous record of 38 points.

Trailing 21-19, Tennessee Tech went on a 14-2 run and led the rest of the way. Murphy scored 10 points during the spurt, including the capper on a dunk with 5:08 left in the first half.

The Golden Eagles (14-9, 6-4 Ohio Valley Conference) shot 55 percent from the field (33 of 60) in handing the Cougars their sixth straight loss.

Javon McKay added 15 points and Zac Swansey had 14 rebounds for Tennessee Tech.

The Cougars (5-14, 3-7) were led by Jerome Jones with 25 points and Mark Yelovich with 19 points and 12 rebounds.

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